Crock Pot Garlic Pork Roast
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Crock Pot Garlic Pork Roast

Crock Pot Garlic Pork Roast- Such a quick, easy and flavorful family dinner idea!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 -8
Author: Aunt Lou

Ingredients

  • 3-4 lb pork roast
  • 4 cloves garlic cut into fourths
  • 1 t dried thyme
  • ½ t ground sage
  • ½ t ground cloves
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 t lemon zest
  • 2 T cold water
  • 2 T cornstarch

Instructions

  • Take a knife and cut 16 slits in your roast
  • Place your garlic slivers in the slits
  • Mix together your seasonings and lemon zest and rub all over your roast
  • Put your roast in your crock pot
  • Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours or high for 4-5 hours
  • Let your roast stand for 10 minutes before you slice it (or try to slice it)
  • Take out your garlic slivers and discard
  • Pour the juices through a colander into a saucepan
  • Place the saucepan on your stove over medium heat and bring it to a boil
  • Combine your water and cornstarch until the cornstarch is dissolved
  • Pour slowly into your saucepan, stirring continually for about 5 minutes until it thickens
  • Serve gravy over your roast

Notes

  • I made up this delicious Crock Pot Garlic Herb Pork Roast in my West Bend 6-Quart Round Slow Cooker. It worked out perfectly. It was big enough that I didn't have to cram my roast in and the round shape also worked well. Your favorite 6 quart crock pot would work too.
  • Recipe is from Gooseberry Patch’s 303 Simple & Satisfying Recipes.
  • As with any of our recipes, calorie counts and nutritional information varies greatly depending on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish.
  • All slow cookers cook differently, so cooking times are always a basic guideline and should always be tested first in your own slow cooker and time adjusted as needed.